King delivers “Eight Days Behind Bars” at Ebenezer.
Facing Alabama perjury charges, King surrenders to state authorities in Montgomery and is released on $4,000 bail.
King’s appeal of his conviction is submitted to the Alabama Court of Appeals.
King is convicted of disobeying a police order and fined $14. King chooses to spend fourteen days in jail, but is soon released when Police Commissioner Clyde Sellers pays his fine.
While attempting to attend the arraignment of a man accused of assaulting Abernathy, King is arrested outside Montgomery’s Recorder’s Court and charged with loitering. He is released a short time later on $100 bond.
Following a call to Atlanta judge J. Oscar Mitchell by Robert F. Kennedy, brother and campaign manager to John F. Kennedy, King is freed on $2,000 bond. King flies back to Atlanta and addresses a mass rally at Ebenezer.